Actor Nakamura Nakazô I as Fujiwara Shihei (?)

初代中村仲蔵の藤原時平ヵ

Japanese
Edo period
1774 (An'ei 3), 7th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.6 x 14.9 cm (12 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4060

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.1870, 21.4060

Play: Kanadehon Tenarai Kagami (?)
Theater: Nakamura
仮名手本手習鏡(かなでほんてならいかがみ)ヵ
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

July 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection